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Author Chang, Yoonmee, 1970-

Title Writing the ghetto [electronic resource] : class, authorship, and the Asian American ethnic enclave / Yoonmee Chang.

Imprint New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 238 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : Writing the ghetto -- "Like a slum": ghettos and ethnic enclaves, ghetto and genre -- The Japanese American internment : master narratives and class critique -- Chinese suicide: political desire and queer exogamy -- Ethnic entrepreneurs: Korean American spies, shopkeepers, and the 1992 Los Angeles riots -- Indian Edison: the ethnoburbian paradox and corrective ethnography -- Conclusion : A fork in the road: the post-racial aesthetic and class visibility.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject American literature -- Asian American authors -- History and criticism.
Asian Americans in literature.
Asian Americans -- Intellectual life.
Poverty in literature.
Ethnic groups in literature.
Social classes in literature.
Model minority stereotype.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780813548012 (hardcover alk. paper)
0813548012 (hardcover alk. paper)
9780813549842 (electronic bk.)

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